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John Boydell

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John Boydell (19 January 1720 (New Style) – 12 December 1804) was an 18th-century British publisher noted for his reproductions of engravings. [1]

81 relations: Angelica Kauffman, Aquatint, Aristotle, Benjamin West, Boydell Shakespeare Gallery, Cheap (ward), Cheapside, City of London Corporation, Claude Lorrain, Coffee table book, Copyright, Court of Aldermen, Dictionary of National Biography, Dorrington Lane, East Indies, Emory University, Engraving, Engraving Copyright Act 1734, Flintshire, Folio, Francesco Bartolozzi, French Revolution, French Revolutionary Wars, George III of the United Kingdom, George Nicol (bookseller), George Romney (painter), George Steevens, Gilding, Guildhall, London, Hawarden, Hawarden Castle (18th century), Henry Fuseli, History painting, James Gillray, James Northcote, John Hoole, John Lawton (died 1740), John Opie, Josiah Boydell, Lord Mayor of London, Malcolm Charles Salaman, Member of parliament, Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood, New York Public Library, Old Bailey, Old Style and New Style dates, Oxford Art Online, Pall Mall, London, Paul Sandby, Penny, ..., Prince of Wales, Printmaking, Richard Westall, Richard Wilson (painter), Robert Smirke (painter), Royal Academy of Arts, Royal Society, Salvator Rosa, School of thought, Sheriffs of the City of London, Shilling, Shilling (British coin), St Margaret Lothbury, St Martin's Lane Academy, St Olave Old Jewry, Strand, London, Surveying, The Death of General Wolfe, The Destruction of the Children of Niobe, The Times, Thomas Kirk (artist), Thomas Macklin, Thomas Stothard, Torquato Tasso, William Hayley, William Henry Toms, William Hogarth, William Shakespeare, William Woollett, Woore, Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers. Expand index (31 more) »

Angelica Kauffman

Maria Anna Angelika Kauffmann (30 October 1741 – 5 November 1807), usually known in English as Angelica Kauffman, was a Swiss Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome.

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Aquatint is an intaglio printmaking technique, a variant of etching.

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Aristotle (Ἀριστοτέλης Aristotélēs,; 384–322 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidiki, in the north of Classical Greece.

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Benjamin West

Benjamin West (October 10, 1738 – March 11, 1820) was an Anglo-American history painter around and after the time of the American War of Independence and the Seven Years' War.

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Boydell Shakespeare Gallery

The Boydell Shakespeare Gallery in London, England, was the first stage of a three-part project initiated in November 1786 by engraver and publisher John Boydell in an effort to foster a school of British history painting.

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Cheap (ward)

Cheap is a small ward in the City of London.

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Cheapside is a street in the City of London, the historic and modern financial centre of London, which forms part of the A40 London to Fishguard road.

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City of London Corporation

The City of London Corporation, officially and legally the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London, is the municipal governing body of the City of London, the historic centre of London and the location of much of the UK's financial sector.

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Claude Lorrain

Claude Lorrain (born Claude Gellée, called le Lorrain in French; traditionally just Claude in English; c. 1600 – 23 November 1682) was a French painter, draughtsman and etcher of the Baroque era.

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Coffee table book

A coffee table book is an oversized, usually hard-covered book whose purpose is for display on a table intended for use in an area in which one entertains guests and from which it can serve to inspire conversation.

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Copyright is a legal right, existing globally in many countries, that basically grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to determine and decide whether, and under what conditions, this original work may be used by others.

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Court of Aldermen

The Court of Aldermen is an elected body forming part of the City of London Corporation.

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Dictionary of National Biography

The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.

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Dorrington Lane

Dorrington Lane is a hamlet near the village of Woore in northeast Shropshire, England.

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East Indies

The East Indies or the Indies are the lands of South and Southeast Asia.

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Emory University

Emory University is a private research university in the Druid Hills neighborhood of the city of Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

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Engraving is the practice of incising a design onto a hard, usually flat surface by cutting grooves into it.

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Engraving Copyright Act 1734

The Engraving Copyright Act 1734 or Engravers' Copyright Act (8 Geo.2 c.13) was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain first read on 4 March 1734/35 and eventually passed on 25 June 1735 to give protections to producers of engravings.

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Flintshire (Sir y Fflint) is a principal area of Wales, known as a county.

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The term "folio", from the Latin folium (leaf), has three interconnected but distinct meanings in the world of books and printing.

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Francesco Bartolozzi

Francesco Bartolozzi (Florence, 21 September 1727 – 7 March 1815, Lisbon) was an Italian engraver, whose most productive period was spent in London.

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French Revolution

The French Revolution (Révolution française) was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its colonies that lasted from 1789 until 1799.

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French Revolutionary Wars

The French Revolutionary Wars were a series of sweeping military conflicts lasting from 1792 until 1802 and resulting from the French Revolution.

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George III of the United Kingdom

George III (George William Frederick; 4 June 1738 – 29 January 1820) was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of the two countries on 1 January 1801, after which he was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death in 1820.

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George Nicol (bookseller)

George Nicol (1740? – 25 June 1828) was a bookseller and publisher in 18th-century London.

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George Romney (painter)

George Romney (26 December 1734 – 15 November 1802) was an English portrait painter.

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George Steevens

George Steevens (10 May 1736 – 22 January 1800) was an English Shakespearean commentator.

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Gilding is any decorative technique for applying fine gold leaf or powder to solid surfaces such as wood, stone, or metal to give a thin coating of gold.

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Guildhall, London

Guildhall is a Grade I-listed building in the City of London, England.

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Hawarden (Penarlâg), Flintshire, Wales is a village, community and electoral ward in part of the Deeside conurbation on the Welsh/English border and was historically significant settlement in the area, see Hawarden Castle.

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Hawarden Castle (18th century)

(New) Hawarden Castle (Castell Penarlâg (Newydd)) is a house in Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales.

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Henry Fuseli

Henry Fuseli (German: Johann Heinrich Füssli; 7 February 1741 – 17 April 1825) was a Swiss painter, draughtsman and writer on art who spent much of his life in Britain.

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History painting

History painting is a genre in painting defined by its subject matter rather than artistic style.

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James Gillray

James Gillray (13 August 1756 or 1757 – 1 June 1815) was a British caricaturist and printmaker famous for his etched political and social satires, mainly published between 1792 and 1810.

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James Northcote

James Northcote (Plymouth 22 October 1746 – 13 July 1831 London) was an English painter.

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John Hoole

John Hoole (December 1727 – 2 August 1803) was an English translator, the son of Samuel Hoole (born 1692), a mechanic, and Sarah Drury (c. 1700 – c. 1793), the daughter of a Clerkenwell clockmaker.

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John Lawton (died 1740)

John Lawton (c.1700 – 7 June 1740) was a British Member of Parliament (MP).

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John Opie

John Opie (16 May 1761 – 9 April 1807) was a Cornish historical and portrait painter.

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Josiah Boydell

Josiah Boydell (18 January 1752 – 27 March 1817) was a British publisher and painter, whose main achievement was the establishment of the Boydell Shakespeare Gallery with his uncle, John Boydell.

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Lord Mayor of London

The Lord Mayor of London is the City of London's mayor and leader of the City of London Corporation.

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Malcolm Charles Salaman

Malcolm Charles Salaman (6 September 1855 – 22 January 1940) was an English author, journalist and critic.

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Member of parliament

A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.

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Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood

Merchant Taylors' School (MTS) is a British independent private day school for boys.

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New York Public Library

The New York Public Library (NYPL) is a public library system in New York City.

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Old Bailey

The Central Criminal Court of England and Wales, commonly referred to as the Old Bailey from the street on which it stands, is a court in London and one of a number of buildings housing the Crown Court.

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Old Style and New Style dates

Old Style (O.S.) and New Style (N.S.) are terms sometimes used with dates to indicate that the calendar convention used at the time described is different from that in use at the time the document was being written.

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Oxford Art Online

Oxford Art Online (formerly known as Grove Art Online, previous to that The Dictionary of Art and often referred to as The Grove Dictionary of Art) is a large encyclopedia of art, now part of the online reference publications of Oxford University Press, and previously a 34-volume printed encyclopedia first published by Grove in 1996 and reprinted with minor corrections in 1998.

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Pall Mall, London

Pall Mall is a street in the St James's area of the City of Westminster, Central London.

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Paul Sandby

Paul Sandby (1731 – 9 November 1809) was an English map-maker turned landscape painter in watercolours, who, along with his older brother Thomas, became one of the founding members of the Royal Academy in 1768.

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A penny is a coin (. pennies) or a unit of currency (pl. pence) in various countries.

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Prince of Wales

Prince of Wales (Tywysog Cymru) was a title granted to princes born in Wales from the 12th century onwards; the term replaced the use of the word king.

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Printmaking is the process of making artworks by printing, normally on paper.

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Richard Westall

Richard Westall (2 January 1765 – 4 December 1836) was an English painter and illustrator of portraits, historical and literary events, best known for his portraits of Byron.

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Richard Wilson (painter)

Richard Wilson (1 August 1714 – 15 May 1782) was an influential Welsh landscape painter, who worked in Britain and Italy.

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Robert Smirke (painter)

Robert Smirke (15 April 1753 – 5 January 1845) was an English painter and illustrator, specialising in small paintings showing subjects taken from literature.

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Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is an art institution based in Burlington House on Piccadilly in London.

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Royal Society

The President, Council and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society.

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Salvator Rosa

Salvator Rosa (June 20 or July 21, 1615 – March 15, 1673) was an Italian Baroque painter, poet, and printmaker, who was active in Naples, Rome, and Florence.

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School of thought

A school of thought (or intellectual tradition) is a collection or group of people who share common characteristics of opinion or outlook of a philosophy, discipline, belief, social movement, economics, cultural movement, or art movement.

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Sheriffs of the City of London

Two Sheriffs are elected annually for the City of London by the Liverymen of the City Livery Companies.

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The shilling is a unit of currency formerly used in Austria, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, United States, and other British Commonwealth countries.

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Shilling (British coin)

The shilling (1/-) was a coin worth one twentieth of a pound sterling, or twelve pence.

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St Margaret Lothbury

St Margaret Lothbury is a Church of England parish church in the City of London; it spans the boundary between Coleman Street Ward and Broad Street Ward.

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St Martin's Lane Academy

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St Olave Old Jewry

St Olave, Old Jewry sometimes known as Upwell Old Jewry was a church in the City of London located between the street called Old Jewry and Ironmonger Lane.

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Strand, London

Strand (or the Strand) is a major thoroughfare in the City of Westminster, Central London.

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Surveying or land surveying is the technique, profession, and science of determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional positions of points and the distances and angles between them.

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The Death of General Wolfe

The Death of General Wolfe is a well-known 1770 painting by Anglo-American artist Benjamin West depicting the death of British General James Wolfe at the 1759 Battle of Quebec during the French and Indian War (which was the North American theater of the Seven Years' War).

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The Destruction of the Children of Niobe

The Destruction of the Children of Niobe is a painting by Richard Wilson, created in 1760.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.

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Thomas Kirk (artist)

Thomas Kirk (1765–1797) was a noted English artist, book illustrator and engraver of the late 18th century.

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Thomas Macklin

Thomas Macklin (1752/3 – 1800) was a British 18th-century printseller and picture dealer.

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Thomas Stothard

Thomas Stothard (17 August 1755 – 27 April 1834) was an English painter, illustrator and engraver.

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Torquato Tasso

Torquato Tasso (11 March 1544 – 25 April 1595) was an Italian poet of the 16th century, best known for his poem Gerusalemme liberata (Jerusalem Delivered, 1581), in which he depicts a highly imaginative version of the combats between Christians and Muslims at the end of the First Crusade, during the Siege of Jerusalem.

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William Hayley

William Hayley (9 November 1745 – 12 November 1820) was an English writer, best known as the friend and biographer of William Cowper.

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William Henry Toms

William Henry Toms (c. 1700–1765) was an English engraver.

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William Hogarth

William Hogarth FRSA (10 November 1697 – 26 October 1764) was an English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, social critic, and editorial cartoonist.

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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William Woollett

William Woollett (15 August 1735 – 23 May 1785) was an English engraver operating in the 18th century.

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Woore is a village and civil parish in the north east of Shropshire, England, of about 3,950 acres (1,600 hectares).

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Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers

The Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers (until 1937 the Worshipful Company of Stationers), usually known as the Stationers' Company, is one of the livery companies of the City of London.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Boydell

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